All posts tagged "Governance"
PoliticsCaribbean citizenship by investment: Lucrative, but at what cost?
Citizenship-by-investment programmes remain controversial, but the revenue potential is enticing. The challenge will be to mitigate the severe reputational risks inherent...February 5, 2016
PoliticsJamaica goes to the polls on February 25
Optimistic for a second term, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller announced February 25, 2016 as the date for Jamaica's general electionsFebruary 1, 2016
PoliticsJournalist detained at anti-government protests in St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Questions raised after a Grenadian journalist was arrested and detained without charge, while covering anti-government protests in St. Vincent and the...January 25, 2016
BusinessHow compliance regulations are hurting the Caribbean’s indigenous banks
With international banks withdrawing from correspondent banking with small states, the threat to the Caribbean's indigenous banks and the private sector...January 13, 2016
CommentThe Paris climate talks: It’s all down to money
The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP-21) takes place in Paris from November 30 - December 11. Many are hoping for...November 12, 2015
HeadlinesTrinidad and Tobago starts new era under PNM
The People's National Movement ousts the People's Partnership from power, winning the September 7th general election in Trinidad and Tobago.September 8, 2015
PoliticsExxon’s Guyana oil find could be worth $40 billion
An Exxon Mobil oil discovery off the coast of Guyana could have unearthed 700 million barrels of oil worth up to...July 22, 2015
BusinessMembers of Congress push back against IMF-imposed austerity
New letters from US Members of Congress question austerity policies in Jamaica and Greece that have resulted in unsustainable debt burdensJuly 16, 2015
BusinessCaribbean states urged to object to EU tax-haven blacklisting
Critics of an EU tax-haven blacklist say the organisation is playing dice with small states' reputations, while ignoring European tax avoidance...June 19, 2015
BusinessWhat will be the impact of the FIFA scandal on Caribbean correspondent banking?
Recent FIFA scandals do nothing to help the already-tenuous relationship between Caribbean and international correspondent banksJune 10, 2015